Collections Volume 42

Collections Volume 42

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...before last. VVishing you all manner of happiness, I am, dear sir, your much obliged friend and servant, J. B. Mrs. B. desires her respects. If you find the printing incorrect, or if you see any grammatical or other errors in the copy, I shall be obliged by your correcting them. BELKNAP TO HAZARD. Monday, Sept. 1, 1783. MY DEAR SIR, --Having received your very kind letters of August 9th and 11th, I cannot but immediately make a return, though it is uncertain whether I shall be able to get it to the office before it be too late for this week. So many circumstances seem to concur, and so many judicious friends agree in their advice, that I have determined to send my son Jo to Mr. Aitken for a trial, and shall now do the best I can to prepare him for his voyage, and desire my friends in the sea-port towns to look out for him a good opportunity of conveyance, and some careful person with whom I may trust him. How long this will take I cannot possibly say, but I will endeavour to forward it as much as lies in my power. I esteem your kindness towards me and him in this matter very highly, and your intimation of the benevolence of Ulysses is peculiarly obliging. The child will need friends, being so far removed from home; and I hope he will conduct himself so as that your friends may be his. I wish it may so happen that you may not be obliged to remove from Philadelphia. I wrote you a short letter on Saturday, and intimated that I should take an Eastern tour this week; but the company which I expected did not arrive, so it must be deferred. I enclosed my fourth chapter, and have begun to copy the fifth. I gave you an account of 339 subscribers, to which 9 more are to be added, which makes the ' number 348. I observe what you say about additional...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236932617
  • 9781236932617